Jeremy Allen Stanton has never been one to shy away from hard work. With his Barrel Beard & Tattoo oil, bold scents are born out of meticulous care and his passion for helping others. Each drop made by hand, Jeremy pours his heart and soul into every bottle. More About The Spotlight Series: The Spotlight Series is a collection of personal vignettes that feature craftsmen, artists, and entrepreneurs. We at Once Films feel a kinship with those who let a passion for their work guide their lives. With that same obsessive quality, we bring their world to you.
12 & PARK
12th & Park is the most recent installment of Redefining Normal, a series we created in partnership with The Normal Brand. Harold Petty, aka "Champ" is a St. Louis boxing legend. The gym at 12th & Park is part of his mission to keep kids off the streets. This is Harold's story.
THE ALCHEMY OF COLOR
Through the use of colors and symbols adopted from old Americana and places all over the world, Alicia LaChance manipulates paints and textures to create works of beauty. Her passion is electric, and her contemporary paintings give a glimpse into what it means to be human. More About The Spotlight Series: We feel a kinship with those who let a passion for their work guide their lives. The Spotlight Series is a collection of personal vignettes that feature craftsmen, artists, and entrepreneurs.
JOHN BOOS & CO.
Since 1887, John Boos & Co. has been handcrafting the finest butcher blocks, cutting boards, and countertops right here in the U.S. The folks who work there have a real passion for what they do and are experts in handcrafting American Hardwoods into top quality products of durability, function and beauty. We are Once Films, and we are a boutique production company based in St. Louis, MO. To get in touch with us, visit www.oncefilms.com
For watchmaker Semyon Ilyashov, the more complicated the watch, the greater the challenge. Hard work and a passion for learning all there is to know about watches has lead Semyon to become a master of his craft. In a day and age where true watchmakers are few and far between, we were honored and inspired to have spent time with him behind the counter.